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  • After Syria remarks, Obama and Hillary Clinton to attend party on Martha's Vineyard

    The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.

  • Fact-challenged and extreme? Do you really want to go there, Mr. President?

    President Obama blames extreme and reality-challenged politicians for government's failures. He's right, but the problem isn't Republicans.

  • Hillary Clinton senses the trend and moves toward a more muscular foreign policy

    If a reliable weather vane exists today in American politics, it is likely to be Mrs. Bill Clinton, now making her last bid to become the first female president and desperately eager to do nothing whatsoever to turn voters off.

  • Hillary Clinton's foreign policy paradox

    But the more she tries to argue that she recommended a different policy approach than the one that was actually pursued, the more she comes across looking like a figurehead who had no real influence within the administration.

  • Everything Obama says about Iraq is wrong

    President Obama on Monday squeezed another statement on Iraq into his Martha's Vineyard vacation schedule. This time it was to congratulate Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi and urge him to form a more inclusive cabinet.

  • How President Obama's Iraq intervention will affect the midterms

    At a fundraiser in Martha's Vineyard Monday, President Obama had a tricky set of arguments to make. First, he described America's intervention in Iraq as part of its role as the world's policeman, "the one indispensable nation." Then he pivoted back to his campaign speech, touting the...

  • As Russia advances, America's response remains unclear

    "Sanctions are a dead end," Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said last week after the White House announced its latest efforts to increase pressure on Moscow.

  • When the going gets tough in Iraq, Obama calls on Biden

    As Iraq devolves even further into violence and disorder, Obama, who is vacationing on Martha's Vineyard, has delegated the chore of resolving the crisis to Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Nothing Hillary Clinton is now saying about foreign policy matters

    If history has taught us anything, especially when it comes to foreign policy, it's that Hillary Clinton doesn't have positions -- she has positioning.

  • Hungary's slide to authoritarianism highlights risk of nominating bundlers as ambassadors

    Hollywood Producer Colleen Bell is one of at least three rich bundlers Obama has chosen for key diplomatic posts whose embarrassing performance at their confirmation hearings triggered GOP opposition to confirming them.

  • WEX BackStory: Obama's legacy-defining moment

    Washington Examiner White House Correspondent Brian Hughes says recent foreign policy decisions could come to define Barack Obama's presidency.

  • Iraqi PM to file complaint against new president

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in a surprise speech late Sunday, resisted calls for his resignation and accused the country's new president of violating the constitution, plunging the government into a political crisis at a time it is battling advances by Islamic...

  • State Dept.: US 'fully supports' Iraq president

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Sunday it "fully supports" Iraq's new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution. The State Department responded after al-Maliki accused Fouad Massoum, who was named president last...

  • Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day before. With a string of military successes...

  • Hillary Clinton distances herself from President Obama's foreign policy

    In an interview with The Atlantic magazine published Sunday, Clinton diverged notably from her public record of support for decisions made by the White House during her tenure as secretary of state, as she acknowledged key areas of disagreement between her and President Obama.



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